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31 May 2012

This scoping study examines the housing characteristics of recently arrived permanent and temporary migrants by their visa category, using data from a number of sources including the 2006 population census and the 2006 and 2010 General Social Surveys. Migrant groups that are examined include overseas...


28 Feb 2012

The paper examines ethnic differences in the social and economic well- being of the immigrant aged in Australia and the factors affecting older immigrants’ well-being as measured by a number of indicators.

The data analysis is guided by the concept of the ‘Third Age’...


19 Oct 2006

This report discusses the findings from a follow-up survey of 457 visa holders since the first surveys were conducted in 2003-04. The paper focuses on the changes that have occurred in their employment and residence status over the course of a year. It also examines...

Journal article

1 Jan 2006

For some time government policy has tried to encourage permanent migrants to settle outside the major cities in so-called regional areas. This policy has met with limited success (even though the term 'regional' has often included Melbourne). In 2003 the policy was extended to temporary...

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